Richard Brown

Richard Brown

5542 Carrison Drive
Manotick ON  K4M 1K7
Tel: (613) 692-1534
Alternate Tel: (416) 214-9658
Fax: (866) 648-2414
Email: rmbrown@sympatico.ca
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Primary Jurisdiction

Ontario

Arbitration Practice

In practice since 1977.

Education

LL.B. Queen's University; LL.M. Harvard University.

Background

Professor of Law, 1977-92, University of Victoria, York University and Queen's University. Member Labour Law Casebook Group, 1977-2008.

Standard Fees for Cancellation

No charge before a hearing is scheduled; $300 one month or more prior to hearing date; $1,500 one month prior to hearing; $500 on cancellation of expedited arbitration (section 49, OLRA) where date is scheduled less than three weeks prior to hearing.

Lists and Panels

Ontario Ministry of Labour; Atomic Energy of Canada and Chalk River Technicians and Technologists; Atomic Energy of Canada and Professional Institute of Public Service; Government of Nunavut and Nunavut Employees Union; Haley Industries and United Steelworkers of America; Ideal Roofing and United Steelworkers of America; Lilly Industries and United Steelworkers of America; Nav Canada and Canadian Air Traffic Controllers Association; Nav Canada and Canadian Automobile Workers; Nav Canada and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers; Nav Canada and Professional Institute of the Public Service; Nav Canada and Public Service Alliance of Canada; Ottawa International Airport and Public Service Alliance of Canada; Sudbury Dist. Catholic School Bd. and Ont. English Catholic Teachers; Ivaco Rolling Mills and United Steelworkers of America.

Related Adjudication Experience

Vice-Chair, Ontario Crown Employees Grievance Settlement Board, 1997-present; Vice-Chair, Ontario Labour Relations Board, 1983-84.

Associations

Ontario Labour-Management Arbitrators' Association (Director); National Academy of Arbitrators.

Arbitration Awards on CanLII

For Arbitrator Brown's awards on CanLII, click here. Note: CanLII, the Canadian Legal Information Institute, offers free access to the full text of recent awards by this arbitrator.

Related Publications

"Human Rights in Employment: Of Participation and Compensation", 4 Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal (1997) 283; "Unions, Markets and Other Regulatory Instruments: Theory and Evidence", 44 University of Toronto Law Journal (1994) 1; "Theory and Practice of Regulatory Enforcement: Occupational Health and Safety Regulation in British Columbia", 16 Law and Policy (1994) 63; "Administrative and Criminal Penalties in the Enforcement of Occupational Health and Safety Legislation", 30 Osgoode Hall Law Journal (1992) 691; Labour Law: Cases, Materials and Commentary 6th Edition (Kingston: Queen's University, Industrial Relations Centre, 1998) with The Labour Law Casebook Group.

Arbitrators are invited to send awards to decisions@lancasterhouse.com. In an effort to facilitate access to justice, Lancaster House forwards all awards it receives from arbitrators to CanLII.